2018 Training Program

Flatwater Training

Tripping Training

Whitewater Training

How to Register for Training

Training Resources


2017 Training Program

The RACCC has an amazing training program designed for beginner paddlers or accomplished paddlers alike. Whether flatwater or whitewater paddling, training also incorporates safety and trip planning.

Our Paddling Courses feature instruction from friendly, experienced and certified instructors that love what they do. They love it so much, that our club instructors VOLUNTEER their time for the benefit of members, new and experienced alike!

Join us!


Please see below for details of the 2017 training program.   


How to register

Below is a list of the club's course offerings. Click the links for details and descriptions.


Paddle Canada Certified

Beginner Whitewater Tandem 2017

Beginner Whitewater Solo 2017

Whitewater Tandem Intermediate 2017

Whitewater Solo Intermediate 2017

  • June 16-17-18 CANCELLED

Moving Water Instructor Maintenance Clinic 2017 - May 6-7

General Whitewater Skills Development


Whitewater Safety Training 2017

    • Swiftwater rescue --  Open for Registration
      • SWR, 2-day (July 6-7) -- Barcode 9835
      • SWR, 2-day (July 8-9) -- Barcode 9836
      • WRT, 4-day (July 6-9) -- Barcode 9834
      • WRT Bridge (July 8-9) -- Barcode 9832
      • WRT Recert (July 8-9) -- Barcode 9833



Tripping Training

Family Camp

Family Camp 2017 -- Barcode 9870, 9871 (Repeat attendance)


How to Register for Courses

Unless otherwise stated, registration closes one week before the course start, to allow for planning and administration.


Registration can be done online:

Or in person at the RA Centre (2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa).


  • For instructions on how to register for training, click here


Not finding what you're looking for? If you want a specific course, and can find at least 3 interested and committed club members, we might be able to get something off the ground, pending instructor availability. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details.


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